Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 17, in Montgomery County

fivethingsyouneedtoknowHere are five things to know today, Dec. 17, in Montgomery County:

1. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released a preliminary report about the plane crash that killed six people in Montgomery County on Dec. 8.

2. Santa will ride across Montgomery County on a motorcycle today collecting gift bags and donations for the children who are residents at The Children’s Inn at NIH. Santa will be escorted by officers from the Montgomery County Police Department. #MCPSantaRide

3. There’s a toy crisis in the Poolesville area. Find out what you can do to help here.

4. Hanukkah is underway and celebrations are taking place across the county this week.

5. A Gaithersburg resident has decked his Kentlands home out for Christmas and the decor has become quite an attraction for visitors.

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Sonya Burke

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